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Buster Keaton's "One Week" (1920)

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"One Week" is a Joseph M. Schenck short comedy, starring Buster Keaton and featuring Joe Roberts, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. 

This is the first film released by Buster Keaton after he started  his own career following his apprenticeship with Roscoe Arbuckle.  And what a beginning it was!  The film enjoys an outstanding 8.2 rating in IMDB.  "One Week" was added to the National Film Registry in 2008 as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Directed by                Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
Produced by              Joseph Schenck
Scenario by               Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton          
Starring                     Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts
Cinematography         Elgin Lessley
Distributed by            Metro Pictures
Release date             September 1, 1920
Running time             22 min.
Country                     United States
Language                  Silent film, English intertitles

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